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Car Maintenance

Your vehicle’s battery has a lot to do! It provides electrical power to start the engine. It sends power to operate all of the cabin accessories, such as the stereo, lighting, and the blower motor for the A/C and defroster. It powers the instrument panel so… Read more
With gas prices remaining low, drivers should take advantage of their savings and invest it back into their vehicles. By spending a little now to increase fuel efficiency, drivers can multiply fuel savings and save more money at the pump. Engine… Read more
In January 2015 BMW introduced a new line of fully synthetic engine oil applicable to all BMW gas engines. The Twin Power Turbo 5W-30 & 10W-60 engine oil (Engineered for M Powered Cars) has improved viscosity and temperature performance which results in… Read more
We often hear reports in the news or internet about the "3000 mile oil change myth" or about how businesses who are trying to sell premature oil services. An oil change prevents engine oil sludge build up. The first sign of oil sludge often appears under the… Read more
Out of the blue, there’s suddenly green, red, or other color fluids under my car. WHAT’ S GOING ON!! No need to panic…yet. Depending on the manufacturer, some coolants are red, some are green, and some are yellow. Never mix colors, and always use the color… Read more
The braking system on your vehicle is just as important as the drivetrain that moves it under power. While your engine and transmission provide the “GO”, it’s your brakes that slow you down when you’re ready to “WHOA”! On all vehicles, brakes take a beating… Read more
Whether you have a heater only, heater and A/C, or a fully automatic climate control system in your vehicle, they need periodic maintenance to perform correctly. Heaters are completely dependent on the operating condition of your engine’s cooling system, as… Read more
In East Texas where we can experience a wide range of temperature changes through the year, most Coolant manufactures offer a engine coolant that is a 50/50 mixture. BMW 'Blue Coolant' is a highly concentrated antifreeze - coolant that must be mixed and added… Read more
We believe a well maintained vehicle runs better, lasts longer, has a higher resale value, and saves you money in the long run. Studies show that $1 spent on maintaining your vehicle will save between $17 and $22 on unnecessary repairs and replacement costs.… Read more

Car Suspension

If you have experienced body leaning, rough ride, bottoming out in a dip or bump or unusual noises while driving your car it may be time to bring it in for a shock & strut inspection. We can diagnose the exact suspension problem you may be having and get… Read more
Our vehicle's suspension system, otherwise known as shocks and struts, is something we often take for granted. Some people believe the suspension is mainly about having a smooth ride. Therefore these repairs aren't as necessary as other maintenance issues… Read more

Car Exterior

Vehicles Affected: MINI Cooper & Cooper "S" (All models 2007-2014) If you have wet carpet on the passenger floor, or have a damp mildew smell in your vehicle. Check the passenger floor board or carpet for water saturation.  The carpet pad on the… Read more